Born in Dalian, Northern China, Dawei Sun’s fashion career began when he emigrated to Paris, attending the prestigious École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne (ECSCP). He followed this by working at John Galliano and Balenciaga, before co-founding his first women’s ready-to-wear label, Belle Ninon, with fellow ECSCP graduate, Ling Liu.
Dawei Sun is a Chinese designer graduated from the École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne. After this consisting education he trains himself at John Galliano and Balenciaga before co-founding the women’s ready-to-wear brand « Belle Ninon Paris ». In 2011, he was awarded “nouveaux talents de la mode” by fashion magazine ELLE. After that he is named artistic director for Cacharel. In 2016, Dawei starts alone his eponymous label.
Sun then landed the title of co-artistic director of French fashion house, Cacharel, working across the brand’s womenswear, childrenswear, menswear, and accessories lines, alongside his former design partner, Liu. They debuted their SS’12 collection as part of Paris Fashion Week in October 2011.
A fashion designer brand that combines creativity, playful and joyful spirit with love for high quality of fabrics and deconstructed shapes.
Dawei cultivates a style that is considered modern-Parisian. His structures are strong yet charming thanks to an interesting use of playful prints and sharp silhouettes. Designer Dawei Sun’s Chinese roots are paired with years of experience in Paris (including at Balenciaga, John Galliano and Cacharel) for an East meets West point-of-view that is perfectly on-point.